Curator at S.a.L.E.-Docks, independent art space in Venice. In 2014 he was research fellow at M.a.c.lab, the Arts and Culture Management Department of Ca’Foscari University of Venice. His curatorial practice and theoretical research is focused on the analysis of the position of art within the neoliberal frame and its relation with activism and the public space.
Luca Massimo Barbero
Luca Massimo Barbero was born in Turin in 1963. He graduated from the University Ca’ Foscari of Venice in History and Critique of Visual Arts. Eclectic personality, he is also a playwright and photographer. He has worked with internationally renowned artists and has been a consultant for arts events, taking care of major exhibitions and catalogs of contemporary masters such as Fontana, De Pisis, De Chirico and Savinio Bonalumi. Since 1995 he has been the artistic consultant for the City of Vicenza where he has been also responsible for cataloging the works of modern and contemporary art in the city. In the period 2009 – 2011, he was the director of the Macro, the Museum for Contemporary Art of the City of Rome and h currently works as a curator for international institutions such as the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice.
Geraldine Blais Zodo
Analysis. Destruction. Creation.
Her curatorial practice is oriented to the reappropriation of boundary contexts, environments and situations. Independent actions capable of altering the original functions and defining new identities through the contemporary artistic experience.
After the academic studies, she gains experience at Sotheby’s, London, and works with several international galleries and institutions of modern and contemporary art.
In 2012 she founded NUOVE RESIDENCY, a residency project dedicated to international artists for knowledge, experimentation and production of works in ceramics and other materials based in Nove and Bassano del Grappa.
Tommaso Calabro was born in 1990, in the Venetian town of Feltre. He was educated at Bocconi University, Milan, where he obtained a Bachelor Degree in Economics and Management for Arts, Culture and Communication in 2012 and at Koç University of Istanbul, where he studied Museology. Further, Calabro holds a Post Graduate Diploma in the History of Art and a Masters Degree in the History of Art, both gained at the Courtauld Institute of Art of London in the biennium 2013-2014. He is currently attending an MA in Arts & Cultural Management at King’s College, London. In the last years, Calabro has gained significant experience within the international art world, having collaborated with the Elgiz Museum of Istanbul, the Slovenian Pavillon during the 2013 Venice Biennial and Sotheby’s. Currently, Calabro is working at Nahmad Projects, a newly established Contemporary Art Gallery in London’s Mayfair. In addition, Calabro is a Lecturer in the Art Market at Bocconi University, Milan and he collaborates with other institutions such as A plus A, Venice.
Contemporary art history. Graduated in Contemporary Arts at the University of Bologna, she currently works at the exhibition office of Palazzo Grassi, Pinault Foundation. She co-organizes and promotes the PEAM – Pescara Electronic Artists Meeting – international review of electronic arts. Her interests space from digital and multimedia arts to illustration and graphics. She collaborates with the magazine of new media art “Neural”, she writes for the quarterly Belgium “Flux News” and for the monthly magazine “Stile”.
Since 2013, Nicola Lees has been the curator for Frieze Projects, the annual not-for-profit programme featuring artist commissions, film, and music at Frieze London. Nicola was previously Senior Curator of Public Programmes at the Serpentine Gallery, London, where she oversaw interdisciplinary, time-based and performance projects, artist commissions, initiating Park Nights and the Serpentine Cinema series, and realizing the Serpentine Gallery Marathon (co-curated with Hans Ulrich Obrist). In 2007 she curated the exhibition ‘Left Pop Bringing it Home’ at the Second Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art and worked on key solo exhibitions by Alex Katz, Miroslaw Balka, and a group exhibition with Philippe Parreno at the Irish Museum of Modern Art.
He holds degrees in Modern Literature and Philosophy, certificates of high studies in Museology, Art critic, and Creative writing, and obtained the diploma of Social Theatre actor and operator. He has been working as independent curator, writer, painter, and glass sculptor. He founded cultural magazines, and has been artistic director of a Murano glass factory. He has translated among others Jurassic Park into Italian, and lived in Venice and Florence. Since 2006 is working with Verena Stenke (Germany) as VestAndPage – an artist duo working in contemporary performance art, visual art, and film. VestAndPage are the curatorial force behind the a live art exhibition project Venice International Performance Art Week.
Patrizio Peterlini – Bonotto Foundation
Bonotto Foundation was established in order to promote the Luigi Bonotto Collection which has collected, since the early Seventies to the present, numerous testimonies: works, audio documents, videos, posters, books, magazines and editions of Fluxus artists and International verbal-visual research developed from the late Fifties.
Bonotto Foundation aims to promote and develop a new way of relating between art, business and contemporary culture at international level. These are the three main pillars around which the life, the activity and the success of Luigi Bonotto, the Foundation’s creator and sponsor, has developed.
The director of the Fondazione Bonotto is Patrizio Peterlini.
Agnes Kohlmeyer, is an art critic and curator, born in Germany. She studied Slavic studies and history at the Freie Universität in Berlin. From 1992-1993 she conducted research, at the Getty Center for the History of Art in Santa Monica – California, on German participation in the Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition (1895-1968). From 1998-99 she worked with Harald Szeemann as assistant curator for the 48th edition of the Venice Biennale of Art. She has curated installations for places such as the Castello of Udine. From 2001-03 she managed the Kunstverein of Ludwigsburg (Germany), acting as curator the exhibitions. She teaches “Trends in contemporary art” at the Faculty of Arts and Design University IUAV of Venice. She lives and works in Venice, Italy.
Saša Nabergoj, born in Slovenia, is an art historian, curator and critic. She works as the Assistant Director at SCCA-Ljubljana, Center for Contemporary Arts (Slovenia) where she is the head of World of Art, School for Curators and Critics of Contemporary Art (since 1998) and Studio 6 (since 2004). Nabergoj is a member of AICA (International Association of Art Critics) and IKT (International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art, Amsterdam). She has curated several exhibitions, lectured extensively and edited publications. Her most recent project is the third Port Izmir Triennial of Contemporary Art in Turkey (November 2013 – June 2014).
Tutor of philosophy, history of Ideas, art theory and literature. Born in Germany. He managed weekly seminars on art theory at Kunsthochschule Kassel and at the University of Bonn at the faculty Media Communication. He is a former researcher of the Franz Rosenzweig Research Centre in Jerusalem and he was a guest-researcher at the Simon Dubnow Institute in Leipzig. His major research interests are the writings of Walter Benjamin, German literature and philosophy between 1880-1930 and modern and contemporary art theory.
Filipa Ramos (b. 1978, Lisbon) is an art writer and curator based in London, where she works as Editor in chief of art-agenda. She is a lecturer in the Experimental Film MA program of Kingston University, and in the MRes Art:Moving Image of Central Saint Martins, both in London.
Ramos is co-curator of Vdrome, a programme of screenings of films by visual artists and filmmakers. In the past she was Associate Editor of Manifesta Journal, curator of the Research Section of dOCUMENTA (13), and coordinator of “The Most Beautiful Kunsthalle in the World” research project at the Antonio Ratti Foundation.
Tankboys is an independent graphic studio created by Lorenzo Mason and Marco Campardo in Venice in 2005. After graduating from IUAV, Faculty of Design, they continued working together. During the last years they collaborated with public and private purchasers such as; Foscarini, Rotaliana, Circuito Off, The Biennale of Venice, Skira, Havaianas, Venetian Theater Carlo Goldoni, the Council of Venice, My Biennale Guide, Theater Fondamenta Nuova and Fuoribiennale. In 2008 they created XYZ, a no-profit gallery dedicated to applied arts (graphics, photography and design) sited in Treviso. In 2009 they founded the independent publishing house Automatic Books.
She is an art critic, curator and lecturer. She is mainly interested in new media art and multimedia publishing. She has curated numerous exhibitions, including: the section of Media Art Net Connection (Rome and Milan, 2001), the collective Netizens and the Oading (Rome, 2002). Games Genetically Modified (Syracuse, 2003) and the residence project Mediaterrae (Italy, 2007). She collaborates with the festival of digital arts and interference Peam and she is a guest curator of FotoGrafia. Rome International Festival for the “Photography and New Media” (published 2010-2012). She has written for national and international newspapers and has worked as a teacher in public and private institutions. From 2011 she is part of the staff of the editorial board of Artribune.
Conservator of ancient, modern and contemporary art, currently living and working in Verona (Italy). Graduated in Conservation of Contemporary Art (Brera, Milan), she is specialized in conservation and restoration of plastics material. She had worked as a Museum’s Conservator in Germany (Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, ZKM Museum in Karlsruhe) and as a restorer of ancient art and contemporary art in Italy. She is also working in set up of exhibitions in Italy (The 56° Venice Biennal : Katharina Grosse “ Untitled Trumphet, 2015” Arsenale ; ”In the Eye of the Thunderstorm: Effervescent Practices from the Arab World and Asia”, Zattere 417) and abroad.
Vladimir Vidmar, born on 8 December 1982, in Rijeka in Croatia. He studied philosophy and journalism at the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Social Sciences, respectively, and the history of art at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ljubljana. Between 2008 and 2010 he worked at the City Museum and Galleries and also as a journalist and translator. Since October 2010 he has been the Assistant to the Art Director of Škuc Gallery.
Claudia Zini, BA Padova University, MA Ca’ Foscari Venice and Diploma from the University of Kent, is an Italian curator. She has co-curated the exhibition The Imaginary Pavilion of Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Gallery of Modern Art Palazzo Forti (Verona, September 2009), the art project New York Memories (Venice, December 2009) and the show of Ibro Hasanovic Stories in A plus A Slovenian exhibition center (Venice, December 2010). She worked at the press office of the Biennale Venice on the occasion of the International Exhibition of Art in 2009 and 2011. In 2012 she spent three months at the Gagosian Gallery in New York working on the organization and setting up of the exhibition of Lucio Fontana (New York, April 2012). Currently she works at A plus A Slovenian Exhibition Centre. Adam Lane Twitter Stats & Rankings (Adam85Lane) | Twitaholic.com